The golf issue

Sep 07, 2010
12:00 AM

Foooorrrrre!

It was a hot, sweltering August day. You know, the kind of day where you find yourself drenched in sweat just from standing outside; the kind of day where you should stay inside with the air conditioning on high. On days like this, it's not wise to try to learn how to golf. But that's what editor Amy Augustine and I did. We arrived at Beaver Meadow to meet with Ed Deshaies, a man of…

Sep 07, 2010
11:44 AM

Police log

Conduct following an accident after joyride Anthony Stuker, 18, of Concord was charged with two counts of conduct after an accident and one count of taking a vehicle without owner consent. About 12:05 p.m. on Aug. 28, Officer Daniel Reilly was traveling west on School Street when several people by the side of the road motioned for him to stop. They told him that a green Saab traveling east had hit parked vehicles, smashing the cars’ mirrors, then had driven off, according to the report. One witness told the police a young white male with shaggy brown hair was driving the car. The police ran the…

Sep 07, 2010
3:17 PM
Information session

Get loud with poetry

Teachers, principals, parents and students are invited to attend a free information session about the New Hampshire Poetry Out Loud 2011 program for high school students. The session will be held at the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts, 2 ½ Beacon St., on Sept. 13 at 4 p.m. Representatives from schools of all sizes and from all corners of New Hampshire are invited to attend. Poetry Out Loud, sponsored by the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation, encourages students to learn about great poetry through memorization and performance.…

Sep 07, 2010
3:18 PM
Silver anniversary

Car show on Sept. 11

Rev your engines, because the 25th annual Concord Kiwanis antique and classic car show is coming your way. The show will be held on Sept. 11 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at NHTI, the same place it has been held for the last quarter decade. How’s that for commitment? The first 250 show cars will receive commemorative gifts and goody bags. If you’re showing a car, admission is $12. Spectators get in for $2 and children are admitted free of charge. The rain date will be Sept. 12. For more information, visit kiwanisclubofconcord.org or call Chris Pappas at 226-8016.

Sep 07, 2010
12:00 AM
On the market . . .

Gotta buck? You could be the owner of this house!

So you're in the market for a new home in Concord but want to avoid footing pesky mortgage payments? Consider buying the Lavery house on Pleasant Street. Dartmouth-Hitchcock is selling the 1850s-era farmhouse for a buck. Seriously, folks, it's being sold for $1. There is, of course, a catch: Whoever purchases the historic dwelling must be capable of relocating it from its current spot…

Sep 07, 2010
12:00 AM

This week in Concord history!

- Sept. 7, 1929 – Patrick Griffiths of 10½ Walker St. in Concord pedals to a stop in the State House plaza at 12:03 a.m. with a new endurance record for continuous bicycling. His time of 65 hours, 33 minutes breaks the record by 33 minutes. Motorists surrounding the State House plaza honk their horns in tribute to the new mark. - Sept. 8, 1820 – Abel Merrill, 73, dies in Concord. “He went to bed apparently well, and before midnight was a corpse,” Nathaniel Bouton writes in his book “ The History of Concord.” - Sept. 9, 1842 – The rail line between Boston and Concord opens. Two…